By Paul Schmitt
Three teenagers have been charged with damaging mailboxes in Kewaunee County back in early February. Jacob Beauchaine, 18, Owen Froelich, 17, and Valentina Flannery, 18, are all facing one felony count of party to the crime of criminal damage to property, according to the criminal complaints from the Kewaunee County Clerk of Courts. All three teens are students at Preble High School. According to the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, over 30 mailboxes were damaged in several incidents in Kewaunee County that were listed in a criminal complaint. A 15-year-old boy was also involved in smashing the mailboxes and will likely be turned over to juvenile court. The criminal complaint showed damages totaling over $6,000. All three defendants are expected to make their initial appearances in adult court on May 24. Anyone 17 years old or older are charged in adult court in Wisconsin.